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NBC
Nov 10, 2012 6:30pm EST
resignation. mr. obama said he wanted to think about it for 24 hours. friday afternoon he accepted petraeus's resignation. now it is up to petraeus's deputy michael morel to lead the agency and force tough questions on the benghazi attack when he testified on the hill in place of petraeus next week. morel started as an economic analyst with the cia more than 30 years ago. officials say president obama has the utmost confidence in morel. he was one of the key people briefing the president during the planning process of the osama bin laden operation. >> kristen, thanks. >>> we are four days past the presidential election. tonight the counting is finally over in the state of florida. barack obama has claimed the state's 29 electoral votes, beating mitt romney by about 74,000 votes. giving the president a 332-206 final margin in the electoral college. thankfully, this time the presidency wasn't left hanging in the balance, but a dozen years after bush versus gore, a lot of folks are wondering why florida can't get its act together. nbc's kerry sanders has our report from miami. >> reporter: as
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
, the count of provisional absentee ballots continues there. president obama maintains a slight lead, but if it is much closer there could be a re-count. >>> meanwhile, a cliff hanger between republicans and democrats in d.c., one that involves automatic tax increases and spending cuts. the congressional budget office says it could go up to 9.1%. it is what they call for good reason, this fiscal cliff. andrea mitchell has more. >> reporter: the campaign was tough. victory is sweet. now comes the hard part. >> on january one, 2013, there will be a massive fiscal cliff of large spending cuts and tax increases. >> reporter: the economy could go off that cliff. so what exactly is the fiscal cliff? it is a nightmare combination of tax hikes and spending cuts that congress and the president agreed to. to force themselves into a compromise. but so far, they have not agreed on anything. so barring a last-minute fix at the stroke of midnight on new year's eve, the bush tax cuts expire. the alternative minimum tax kicks in. more than half of all married couples with two children would owe an a
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:30pm EST
after touring the worst of the damage. president obama says he is proud of the way new yorkers have responded. he said "you guys are tough, you bounce back." for damage includes just about all of the miles of the jersey shore, and areas including orthey beach, not far from the place where life will never be the same. our report tonight from stephanie gosk. >> reporter: two and a half weeks, and nobody in this line has been back home to ortley beach until today. what do you expect to see today? >> disaster. >> reporter: dread mixes with frustration, but the police officers still smile. >> good luck, folks, you have to wear this when you're on the island. >> reporter: 16 school buses pick up and drop off. nobody is allowed to drive. two people per household, carrying one empty bag each. captain bruce bergess says this system is the only safe way to let residents back. >> we're here to help, we're here for security. >> reporter: homeowners have only a few hours to collect valuables. they will not be back here for weeks. >> i still didn't believe it until i walked around the side, seein
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
todd in the white house, thank you. >>> there is a video of president obama getting wide circulation. it shows him tearfully addressing campaign staff at headquarters in chicago, at the end of a long and grueling campaign. he tells the young staffers they are better than he was at their age. he tells them their experience will send them on their way for life. >> what you guys have done, the work that i'm doing, i am really proud of that. i am really proud of all of you. and -- and what you have just done? well, not allowing much time for sentiment or reflection, the president woke up to this, this morning. the bloomberg business seat, the reminder that the job he just got often ages people early. later today, supreme court saying it will plunge into a racially charged issue, whether to scale back the voting act, one of the most successful civil rights acts passed. our justice department correspondent, pete williams has more. >> reporter: this is already looking at affirmative action, now it is considering whether or not to gut the voting rights law. here is the question, simply state
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm EST
. some say they, or at least president obama should have been told about the investigation while it was going on. >> once the fbi realized they were investigating the ciaing director, or they came within the scope, i believe at that time they had the absolute right to tell the president. >> reporter: but the justice department official says the fbi never tells other agencies when they're in the middle of a criminal investigation. they note that federal law says that congressional intelligence committees must be notified of all intelligence activities, and the affair didn't meet that test. and they say the fbi is sensitive to its past when former doctor hoover gave details to get what it wanted. >> the only time would be if the fbi was found to have leaked classified information. and that was not the case, the fbi followed the right protocols and did the right thing in this case. >> reporter: officials here say that general clapper, the director of intelligence, was told about all of this with no recommendations made last week as a personnel matter, not as an intelligence matter.
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)